NEXTracker, a Flex company, has launched a solar plus energy-storage solution for US and international markets. ‘NX Fusion Plus’ integrates the latest, in solar tracker design, battery, inverter, and software to deliver better return on investment to owners of solar power plants.
Solar tracking manufacturer NEXTracker is expanding in India by manufacturing additional structural components for its solar trackers in country and taking on Indian steel tube producer APL Apollo Tubes as another supply partner.
This week's segment mainly focuses on career moves in the US - featuring some of the nation's biggest energy players, including SunPower, NEXTracker and the SEIA. There is also news from key energy agencies including the IEA, FERC and the New York PSC.
With competition in the tracker marketplace becoming extremely fierce, rival companies are adding new features all the time aimed at minimising installation and operation costs, and enhancing durability. Here we profile some of the single-axis trackers currently available on the market and the innovative design features they offer.
Single-axis PV tracking systems specialist NEXTracker said it had acquired the predictive modelling software firm, BrightBox Technologies to provide advanced diagnostics and real-time control of solar tracking systems, which is claimed to shorten PV power plant commissioning and increase overall energy yield. Financial details were not disclosed.
Chinese solar firm Canadian Solar and OEM giant Flextronics are working together on an US$80 million module manufacturing facility in Sao Paulo, according to the Brazilian Solar PV Association, Absolar.